Dr. Laura Shepherd, MD

Dr. Laura Shepherd, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Laura Shepherd, MD is a nephrology specialist in Gainesville, GA and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in nephrology.

1250 Jesse Jewell Pkwy SE Ste 400

Gainesville, GA 30501

Contact Information

(770) 536-9864

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Shepherd performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 98% of peers
Kidney Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Shepherd's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

46  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Rectors & Visitors, Uva Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shepherd has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shepherd's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shepherd to family and friends
2 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Shepherd's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I have with Dr Shepherd for about 11 years. Originally while she was in PTC,Ga., following her to Gainsville. I live in Newnan and only see about every 6 months so the hour plus drive is worth it. I suffer from several different things and visit 5 different types doctors for the last 65 years. ...more
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My mother has been seeing Dr. Shepherd at the North GA Diagnostic Clinic in Gainesville for four years, since age 89. Unlike some other practitioners, Dr. Shepherd has always made a point of talking directly WITH Mom vs. talking ABOUT her with whoever in the family is there. Mom's kidney...more
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